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Lean Practice Director

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Spring Impact
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London, England, United Kingdom

Spring Impact


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Published 28 days ago

February 1, 2021
Competitive

Contract type: Permanent

Reference: HQ00178077

Spring Impact is on a mission to scale social impact so that great ideas change more lives. Whether non-profits are improving access to education, tackling poverty, or fighting injustices, their amazing passion, creativity, and determination inspire us every day.

Our team of passionate, caring, smart-thinking consultants work directly with some of the world's most promising non-profits and funders to develop the strategies, plans and systems they need to change more lives. In order to help organizations address problems at the scale of the need that exists in the world, Spring Impact is partnering with Ann Mei Chang to bring the tools and mindset of Lean Impact to the people who occupy the front lines of social change.

From the COVID pandemic globally to racial injustice in the US and UK, this is a critical time for non-profits, and by leveraging the current momentum for lean approaches you will have the opportunity to influence how the social sector works globally.

Job Title: Lean Practice Director

Location: Anywhere, with some domestic and international travel. Must be in a time zone to work with US and UK.

Compensation: Depending on location

The Lean Practice Director will develop a strategy for Spring Impact's new Lean Practice globally, and then deliver on it. As part of the small senior team, you will play a critical role in shaping the future direction of not only the Practice but Spring Impact more broadly.

This role is made for someone passionate and experienced in helping teams stay focused on the problem they aim to address, ideate, use data for decision-making, and continuously experiment as they strive for large scale social change. We are looking for someone who is driven by being externally facing and creating new opportunities, is a self-starter, and who enjoys working with others to create a cohesive, can-do team culture.

Key Experience, Knowledge and Skills

• Experience with the key approaches and challenges in building a culture of innovation, leading teams using the lean approach to run experiments, and applying a range of innovation tools in practice.

• Experience in consulting and an understanding of the consulting firm business model.

• Experience and success in business development; sales and fundraising with established relationships with philanthropists and non-profit leaders.

• Experience and success in influencing as a thought leader.

• Collaborative and engaging with outstanding interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with a wide array of people - junior and senior, for-profit and non-profit, and from diverse backgrounds.

Key personal qualities and behaviours

• Shares Spring Impact's mission and values.

• Passionate about solving problems at the scale of the need that exists in the world.

• Credible at executive level, comfortable functioning at the highest levels of client organizations.

• Seasoned leader/director with strong entrepreneurial drive, who thrives on intellectual challenge and “raises the bar” in terms of client service delivery.

• Highly motivated, ambitious, mission driven and client-service oriented.

• High emotional intelligence, open to learning and exploring new ways of achieving success.

• Demonstrable commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

To download the appointment briefing and for further details on how to apply please visit the Prospectus website via the Apply button.

Closing date: February 1, 2021

Contract type: Permanent

Reference: HQ00178077

Spring Impact is on a mission to scale social impact so that great ideas change more lives. Whether non-profits are improving access to education, tackling poverty, or fighting injustices…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Full Time Schedule

Level of Language Proficiency

Fluent in English.

Fluent in English.

Location

London, England, GB

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